Students

Oct 8, 2021

Meet Our Landscape Dynamics 2021–22 Undergrad Researchers

The Center’s Landscape Dynamics group is excited to welcome four new undergrad researchers who bring talents from a variety of majors to our biological invasions and urban systems research.

Sep 21, 2021

Seeing the Earth for the Forests

Geospatial Analytics Ph.D. student Ian McGregor is using satellite imagery and time series modeling to help conservation agencies detect illegal logging in near real-time in protected forests. Find out more in his guest post on the NC Space Grant news blog.

Sep 10, 2021

“I Use Geospatial Analytics To…” Part IV

Curious about what our newest Geospatial Analytics Ph.D. students work on for their dissertations? Check out how they and their advisors use geospatial analytics to impact a range of fields.

Aug 30, 2021

Digging Deep into Interdisciplinary Agricultural Research

Geospatial Analytics Ph.D. student and Sweet Fellow Randi Butler is starting research this fall on an interdisciplinary agricultural data science team using a variety of techniques to reduce agricultural waste and increase sweet potato yield.

Jul 29, 2021

Master of Geospatial Information Science and Technology Student Pursues Higher Degree to Advance His Career

Peter Erlenbach has worked hard to achieve his master's degree while serving as a full-time solution engineer. Learn more about his experience in the online Master of Geospatial Information Science and Technology (MGIST) program.

Jul 1, 2021

Celebrating Student Achievements 2020–2021

This past year, our talented doctoral and professional master’s students won awards, hosted virtual public seminars, published articles and found innovative ways to support each other. Learn more about what they have been up to.

Jun 25, 2021

Mapping the Future: Climate Change and Flooding in Coastal North Carolina

Geospatial Analytics Ph.D. student Elyssa Collins is leading cutting-edge research to better assess flood risk. Learn how she and Research Associate Georgina Sanchez are developing new models to simulate flooding probabilities, now and into the future.

Jun 7, 2021

Observing Long-Term Annual Land Surface Phenology at Medium Spatial Resolution

Geospatial Analytics Ph.D. student Xiaojie Gao has developed a new approach to track landscape-scale changes in plant life cycles using Bayesian methods and 30-m-resolution Landsat imagery.

May 24, 2021

Grad Students Wow with Award-Winning Infographics

Eight of the contest’s eighteen honorees, including two first-place winners, are graduate students at the Center for Geospatial Analytics. Congrats to all!

May 17, 2021

GIS Problem-Solving Through Service Learning

During the Spring 2021 semester, our graduating professional master’s students applied their knowledge and skills in community partnerships that supported affordable housing, pollution prevention, local planning and more.